Vancouver – Whistler Health Care Centre
Dr. Alex Brooks-Hill is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialty training in shoulder, elbow and knee surgery. She completed her undergraduate, medical school and residency at the University of Toronto. She is a member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Canadian Medical Association, British Columbia Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, SportMed BC, CASEM, and Canadian Women In Medicine.
After orthopaedic residency Dr. Brooks-Hill completed a clinical fellowship in athletic injury, upper extremity and arthroscopic orthopaedic surgery at the University of British Columbia. Her second fellowship was an AO trauma fellowship with a focus on knee injuries at the University Hospital in Geneva, Switzerland.
Dr. Brooks-Hill’s practice focuses on urgent and elective shoulder and knee sports injuries, as well as daycare extremity trauma.
Dr. Brooks-Hill is a physician member of the Canadian Alpine Ski Team medical group. She was also the Chief of Medical for the Men’s Alpine Skiing events at the 2010 Olympics in Whistler. She was previously the Co-Chief of Medical for the 2008 Alpine World Cup and the 2009 Para-Alpine World Cup.
Dr. Brooks-Hill has a lifelong passion for sport. She has enjoyed being athletically active in the Sea to Sky corridor throughout her life. Her goal is to help others do the same.
Research Interests & Publications
- Sport surgery multi-centre trials
- ACL injury prevention
- Sport surgery registries
Alexandra L. Brooks-Hill, Bruce B. Forster, Case van Wyngaarden, Robert Hawkins, William D. Regan (2013) “Weber Osteotomy for Large Hill-Sachs Defects: Clinical and CT Assessments”. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research: 471(8), pp. 2548-2555.
Christopher Napier, Robert G. McCormack, Michael A. Hunt, Alexandra Brooks-Hill (2013) “A Physiotherapy Triage Service for Orthopaedic Surgery: An Effective Strategy for Reducing Wait Times”. Physiotherapy Canada: 65(4), pp. 358-63
Brooks-Hill, A.L. & Regan, W. (2008) “Extra-articular Arthroscopic Lateral Elbow Release Arthroscopy”. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 24(4), pp 483-485.
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- Orthopaedic Clinical Fellowship, Geneva University Hospital, 2006
- Orthopaedic Clinical Fellowship, University of British Columbia, 2006
- DipSportMed, CASEM, 2006
- FRCSC Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto, 2005
- MD, University of Toronto, 2000
- BHPE, University of Toronto, 1998